Support our Work  Member Login

The Civic Federation is a non-partisan government research organization working to maximize the quality and cost-effectiveness of government services in the Chicago region and State of Illinois.

Tweets by @CivicFederation

The Civic Federation
The Federation expresses concern about the proposed budget's: 🔸reliance on one-time revenues 🔸lack of transparenc… https://t.co/D6h7DNF6v8
The Civic Federation
Press Release: Civic Federation Supports Proposed City of Chicago FY2023 Budget The Federation supports the propos… https://t.co/GuNxsfz91M

Blogs

11.23.22

This blog examines online reporting of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) spending and performance measures by major U.S. cities. A key component of ARPA was a $350 billion infusion of federal funding to state, local and Tribal governments nationwide to support their pandemic recovery through the...

11.04.22

In the State of Illinois, non-home rule units of government located in counties subject to the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL) are limited in the size of their annual property tax extension to 5% or the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), whichever is less. However, the...

View More

In the News

View More

Tweets by @CivicFederation

The Civic Federation
The Federation expresses concern about the proposed budget's: 🔸reliance on one-time revenues 🔸lack of transparenc… https://t.co/D6h7DNF6v8
The Civic Federation
Press Release: Civic Federation Supports Proposed City of Chicago FY2023 Budget The Federation supports the propos… https://t.co/GuNxsfz91M
The Civic Federation
On the blog: What Does the Elimination of Cash Bail Mean for Illinois Jurisdictions? Read it here:… https://t.co/6iqLzf81t1